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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden has proposed a minimum tax on corporations that might have evaded paying federal income taxes. He also wants to increase the corporate income tax from 21% to 28%. (Associated Press)

Joe Biden proposes new taxes on corporations

- The Washington Times

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden on Wednesday proposed a series of new taxes, including a minimum tax on corporations that might have evaded paying federal income taxes, as he fills in more details on how he plans to pay for trillions of dollars in spending on new programs he proposes over the next 10 years.

Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," poses for photos in a Fox News Channel studio, in New York, Thursday, March 2, 2107. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Ex-Playboy model sues Tucker Carlson, Fox News

Associated Press

The former Playboy model who took a $150,0000 payoff to squelch her story of an affair with a pre-presidency Donald Trump sued Fox News on Thursday, claiming prominent host Tucker Carlson slandered her by saying that what happened "sounds like a classic case of extortion."

Report: Investigators ask about Illinois House leader

Associated Press

The longest-serving state House speaker in modern American history is a subject of inquiries in an ongoing federal corruption investigation that has already entangled several top Illinois Democrats, according to a newspaper report published Thursday.

In this Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un attends an emergency meeting to discuss disaster prevention efforts against Typhoon Lingling, in North Korea. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the North Korean government. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

North Korea threatens to resume calling Trump 'dotard'

- Associated Press

North Korea threatened Thursday to resume insults of U.S. President Donald Trump and consider him a "dotard" if he keeps using provocative language, such as referring to its leader as "rocket man."